Definition of Behn, Aphra in English:

Behn, Aphra

proper noun

  • (1640–89), English novelist and playwright, regarded as the first professional woman writer in England. Notable works: The Rover (comic play, 1678) and Oroonoko, or the History of the Royal Slave (novel, 1688).

Pronunciation:

Behn, Aphra

/bɛn//beɪn/